Waste generation in Africa
Fastest rate of urbanisation at 3.5% a year; about 36% people live in urban areas, expected to reach 50% by 2050.
Waste generation in Sub-Saharan Africa is approximately 62 million tonnes/annum.
Average per capita waste generation is 0.65 kg/capita/day, but spans a wide range, from 0.09 to 3.0 kg/capita/day.
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